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The main street/market square and The Moot Hall. Keswick is located just off the A66 road, approx. 22 miles west of Penrith. An old market town close to the shore of Derwent water, it's one of the main Lake District centres for water sports, climbing and fell walking. There are plenty of pubs, shops of all kinds, (including outdoor wear and equipment)a beautiful park, with crazy golf, 18 hole mini golf and 18 hole putting green. The Theatre by the Lake is an excellent place to visit, with plays, music festivals, lectures and various talks going on there all year round.

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This end of the Moot Hall is the
 National Parks Info. Office

The plaque is on the wall at the other
 end of the building

 

 

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The Pack Horse Inn shopping centre is just off the main street near the Moot Hall.
Walk through the centre and you come to the Motor Museum, full of well known vehicles

 

 

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One of the entrances to Fitz Park
and the War Memorial

A closer look at the memorial dedicated
 to those who fell in the two world wars

 

 

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Some of the excellent shows of flowers, bushes and shrubs in Hope Park
Hope Park was donated to the town in 1974 by Sir Percy and Lady Hope for the pleasure
and benefit of the towns people and visitors

 

 

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Get your tickets, golf clubs and balls from the hut if you
want to play either crazy golf, mini golf or putt

 

 

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The Crazy golf course

and the mini golf course

 

 

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Walk out of Hope Park towards the lake and on the right hand side you come to Crow park.
Some spectacular views of the lake and surrounding hills can be seen from here.

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The Theatre by the Lake

just over the road from Crow Park.
 Call in for a coffee and a “sticky bun”

 

 

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The car park near the theatre is plenty big enough for a couple of hundred cars.

Carry on past Crow Park and the Theatre by the Lake and you come to the lake. You can hire
a boat, feed the ducks and swans or go for a cruise around the lake, the choice is yours.

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Four views of the beach area at the end of the road to the lake. The road may end here but
you can walk for miles around the edge of the lake if you want but please follow the country code.

 

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The island in the centre of the photo is owned by the National Trust
and is open to the public just one day each year.

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